Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at Windle Trust
Windle Trust Kenya (WTK), a member of Windle International, is a non-profit organization with a mission to transform society through education and training.
We are currently working with the World University Service of Canada (WUSC) to implement the second phase of the Kenya Equity in Education Project (KEEP) which will improve transition, retention and performance of marginalized girls in primary and secondary school in refugee camps and surrounding host communities in northern Kenya.
KEEP is funded by the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) under the Girls Education Challenge Fund.
Contract term: Full-time, 1-year contract with possibility of extension
Responsibilities for the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job
- The M&E officer will be responsible for designing and implementing the M&E activities of the Project; supporting the Project team in data management and compilitation of qualitative and quantitative reports and monitoring project activities
- Contribute to the Development of monitoring and impact indicators for the project success
- Assist in development of databases of the project and ensuring data is organized in a logical manner for presentations and external consumption
- Support design and develop qualitative and quantitative study instruments whenever required
- Train key programme staff in the use and management of data
- Participate in monitoring missions by donors to the field and provide technical and contextual information for purposes of verifying project performance
- Participate in the tracking of project beneficiaries receiving targeted support and advice on efficient and effective delivery
- Play a lead role in the management of data entry and cleaning tasks (verifying entries, confirming field details and analysis related to cleaning).
- Perform regular school visits to ensure the quality of data collected by the project
- Participate in the development of monthly, quarterly and annual reports
Qualifications for the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job
- A university degree in social sciences, development studies, statistics, economics or related field, such as operations research, quantitative analysis, etc.
- Proven experience with M&E methods and approaches, planning and implementation of M&E systems, information/data analysis and report writing in education programmes
- Thorough familiarity with principles and current approaches to M&E using both quantitative and qualitative methods;
- Demonstrated M&E field experience: skilled in collecting, manipulating, synthesizing and analyzing data
- Excellent computer skills including use of M & E Software: SPSS, STATA or Epi Info
- Experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis and production of reports
- Ability to work and live in unstable, remote and frequently changing security environments
How To Apply
If you wish to apply for any of these positions, please send your resumé with a covering letter quoting reference number for the position to [email protected] OR Human Resource Department, Windle Trust Kenya, P O Box 40521-00100 Nairobi.
Letters of application should include detailed CV, daytime telephone contact and current remuneration
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Deadline for applications is Monday, May 15th, 2017. No telephone calls, please. Canvassing will lead to disqualification.
Windle Trust Kenya’s selection processes reflect our commitment to a diverse and inclusive environment. Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged. We work in schools and are committed to safeguarding children from abuse.